GORDON, WILLIAM [SSNE 3907]

Surname
GORDON
First name
WILLIAM
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
OFFICER
Education
Religion

Text source

William Gordon was Patrick Gordon's [SSNE] cousin, the nephew of Paul Menzies. He had entered Russian service by 1685, and served as a captain in Kiev. He fell ill and died en route to Scotland in 1692.

P.Dukes, 'Patrick Gordon and his family circle', SSR,No.10,1988,pp.19-49; D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996).

Service record

RUSSIA, KIEV
Arrived 1685-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1692-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY